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MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 8-02-13

Let’s keep this short and sweet considering the whirlwind 7-10 days ahead (Lollapalooza, JT/Jay-Z at Ford Field and Cheeseburger in Caseville). By the time you read this, I’ll be strategically plotting my route through my second Lollapalooza experience. While not all these acts will be performing, I’m hopeful to catch new jams you are about […]

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Basement Jaxx – What A Difference Your Love Makes

File this under “In Case You Missed It”. While I was bemoaning a down server last Fri, Basement Jaxx was setting the Hype Machine charts on fire with “What A Difference Your Love Makes”. I’d say this cut is even more dance ready than “Raindrops”. Enjoy and pre-order the EP on iTunes now (out late […]

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2009 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks of the Year #11 to #1

11. Jack Penate – Pull My Heart Away Penate’s crooning seriously sounds like his heart it being physically ripped out on this track. This pained approach is even more appropriate given the nostalgic guitar riffs and heartbeat-like drums. I don’t know what the guitar technique is thats used on this song, but it would sound […]

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New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 10-06-09

If there had to be a theme for this latest mixtape, it would most likely be mistaken identity. All over the board, artists sound like someone else. Editors got all synth-tastic on their lead single “Papillion”, reminiscent of the Killers. Sea Wolf went with dark and epic, like Win Butler & Arcade Fire with “Wicked […]

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Indie Indie Pop JayeL Audio Mixtape

New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 5-21-09

Bout time, right?  Vacation, illness and a car accident made April and most of May busy months.  This selection definitely leans more electro, which is fitting for the fun summer months ahead. A dance-worthy track from the Vampire Weekend/Ra Ra Riot collabo, Discovery that sounds better every time I hear about it (“Orange Shirt”), ’80’s […]